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Road trips were made for taking in the scenery -- not taking shortcuts. And long drives call for snacks and boredom-busters that go the extra mile. You won’t find these road-tripping goodies on any checklist, but they’re guaranteed to put your time on the road into overdrive.
Gypsy life calls for a weekend bag that can stand up to a few bumps in the road -- without weighing you down in the process.
Joshu + Vela, $210
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Cover your bases -- and your passport -- with a handsome, hand-cut leather travel wallet.
Loyal Stricklin, $156
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Potions in Motion
This kit is a one-stop shop for all your deep-cleansing, skin-soothing, bug-repelling needs.
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Any frequent traveler knows climate control can make or break a trip. If the AC is blasting, wrap up like Jackie O with this stylish scarf.
Fig & Bella, $110
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Back to Basics
Carry this quaint notebook on your excursion, because license plate games and roadside itineraries just aren’t the same when you use your smartphone.
Field Notes, $9.95
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Just say no to the fast-food drive-through. This hearty snack pack will hold you over until you can get somewhere respectable. We promise.
Keep It Real, $36.96
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Multiflavored caramels wrapped in uplifting quotes make a satisfying treat for kids of all ages.
Good Karmal, $45
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Don't forget where you come from: Pay homage to home by toting along a tiny, hand-carved rendition.
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